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1. ANEMOS.PLUS - Advanced Tools for the Management of Electricity Grids with Large-Scale Wind Generation

Project web site: ANEMOS.PLUS
Participants: see ANEMOS.PLUS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €2,598,296.00
Duration: 01/2008 - 06/2011 (42 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks
Abstract: The FP5 project ANEMOS has successfully developed research on new forecasting techniques for a wide range of end-user requirements. The aim of the ANEMOS.PLUS project is to fully integrate the forecasts and their uncertainty into the management and decision support tools.


2. NANOSTIR - Optimisation of solid biofuel operated Stirling CHP units by means of nano technological coatings

Participants: see NANOSTIR details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €298,269.50
Duration: 01/2008 - 01/2010 (24 months)
Keywords: polygeneration
Abstract: NANOSTIR represents a completely new and highly innovative, alternative polygeneration energy system. It does combine a solid biofuel boiler, a small power range Stirling engine and an absorption cooling machine to a concise and highly potential energy provision system. NANOSTIR significantly reduces former problems of Stirling engines with soiling and slagging of the primary heat exchanger by using solid biofuels by means of the applied nanotechnological coating material.


3. SOLBIOPOLYSY - Biofuel Polygeneration System integrating MSW landfill gas and solar energy

Participants: see SOLBIOPOLYSY details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €2,099,186.00
Duration: 01/2008 - 01/2011 (36 months)
Keywords: polygeneration
Abstract: The BIOPOLYSY project seeks to advance the development of innovative and readily applicable technologies to develop an efficient and competitive polygeneration system based on integration of landfill with solar system, reforming for the syngas production, ICE for electric generation and heating/cooling system for thermal energy requirements satisfaction.


4. TECH4CDM - Selected Renewable Energy and Energy Efficient technologies for CDM opportunities in Latin American Countries

Project web site: TECH4CDM
Participants: see TECH4CDM details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €899,094.00
Duration: 01/2008 - 07/2009 (18 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, energy efficiency, climate, promotion
Abstract: The main objective of this project is to realised a thematic promotion of selected RES and Energy Efficient technologies in Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina and Chile optimising the opportunities opened by the Clean Development Mechanism, identifying potential for small and large scale projects with the aim to support developers and EU companies to invest in the region.


5. BITES - Biofuels Technologies European Showcase

Project web site: BITES
Participants: see BITES details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €563,344.99
Duration: 12/2007 - 12/2009 (24 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biofuels, promotion
Abstract: BITES is a pan-European dissemination action for the promotion and uptake of biofuel chains in Europe. The project is promoted by five national associations globally gathering more than 600 members and representing different regions of the EU with the support of a specialised communication agency.


6. BUILD HEALTH - Holistic Energy Conscious and Sustainable Strategies in the Health Care Building Sector

Participants: see BUILD HEALTH details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €1,982,441.50
Duration: 12/2007 - (48 months)
Keywords: energy efficiency, eco-buildings
Abstract: In regions with poor medical facilities climate change could result in situations where large parts of running costs are used to run buildings and less are available for medical treatment. Increased focus on the early design effort provides a huge unexploited potential for improving energy efficiency of the sector.


7. CRISTAL - Control of renewable integrated systems targeting advanced landmarks

Participants: see CRISTAL details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CA
EC contribution: €198,540.00
Duration: 12/2007 - 12/2009 (24 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks
Abstract: The CA is focused on the development of key enabling technologies for distributed / smart energy networks, with high power quality and service security. The technical issues to be coordinated are concerned with solar, wind and micro-hydro systems control in conjunction with compensatory energy storage systems (fuel cells, hydrogen) and connection to the grid.


8. EXHEAT - The Exheat microCHP Turbine System

Participants: see EXHEAT details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: STP
EC contribution: €894,400.00
Duration: 12/2007 - 06/2010 (30 months)
Keywords: polygeneration, CHP
Abstract: The project is aimed at demonstrating the market potential of a new microCHP system in real domestic-size polygeneration applications. The Exheat microCHP system is based on the close integration of a boiler with an externally heated microturbine. The system delivers approximately 5 kW of electrical power and 15kW heating.


9. RES BOAT - Thematic promotion and dissemination campaign of project results and best available technologies on the Danube River

Project web site: RES BOAT
Participants: see RES BOAT details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €288,733.00
Duration: 12/2007 - 05/2009 (18 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, promotion
Abstract: The project aims at the thematic promotion and dissemination of project results related to renewable energy resources (RES) and to demonstrate the feasibility of new energy technologies. The series of events will be held on a boat - on the "RES BOAT" - during a voyage on the river Danube connecting several Member States and Candidate Countries.


10. SHAPES - Small Hydro Action for the Promotion of Efficient Solutions

Project web site: SHAPES
Participants: see SHAPES details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: SSA
EC contribution: €749,969.00
Duration: 12/2007 - (24 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, hydro, promotion
Abstract: The overall objective of SHAPES is to facilitate and strengthen the co-operation between EU Small Hydropower (SHP) Research and Market actors, with the overall objective of streamlining future research & development and promote R&D results in order to enhance penetration of SHP and know-how with the EU and on new markets in developing countries.

FP7 projects

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11. AQUAFUELS - Alage and aquatic biomass for a sustainable production of 2nd generation biofuels

Project web site: AQUAFUELS
Participants: see AQUAFUELS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CSA
EC contribution: €747,152.00
Duration: 01/2010 - 06/2011 (18 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biofuels, algal / aquatic biomass
Abstract: AquaFUELS focuses on research, technological development and demonstration activities of various algal and other suitable non-food aquatic biomasses for 2nd generation biofuels production and its place in the present and future renewable energy sources portfolio of the EU. Finally, the project will establish the first European Algae Association that will promote cooperation in the field of algal biomass research, production and use.


12. CACHET II - Carbon Dioxide Capture and Hydrogen Production with Membranes

Project web site: CACHET II
Participants: see CACHET II details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €3,899,944.00
Duration: 01/2010 - 12/2012 (36 months)
Keywords: CCS, CO2 capture, membranes
Abstract: The CACHET II project will develop innovative metallic membranes and modules for high capacity hydrogen production and separation from a number of fuel sources including natural gas and coal.


13. COCATE - Large-scale CCS Transportation infrastructure in Europe

Participants: see COCATE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €2,994,968.00
Duration: 01/2010 - 12/2012 (36 months)
Keywords: CCS, CO2 storage, small emitters
Abstract: The objective of this project is to study the particular problem involved in combining multiple different smaller sources than power plants having their own CO2 capture process. COCATE addresses safety, lifetime and economic issues, in order to fill and explore technological gap.


14. COMET - Integrated infrastructure for CO2 transport and storage in the west Mediterranean

Participants: see COMET details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €2,343,129.00
Duration: 01/2010 - 12/2012 (36 months)
Keywords: CCS, CO2 storage
Abstract: COMET aims at identifying and assessing the most cost effective CO2 transport and storage infrastructure able to serve the West Mediterranean area, namely Portugal, Spain and Morocco. COMET will be an important step towards the safe and commercial deployment of large scale near zero emission power plants in SW Europe and North Africa.


15. DIGESPO - Distributed CHP generation from Small Size Concentrated Solar Power

Project web site: DIGESPO
Participants: see DIGESPO details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €3,278,174.00
Duration: 01/2010 - 12/2012 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, concentrated solar power (CSP)
Abstract: The DiGeSPo project concept will provide electrical power, heating and cooling for single and multiple domestic dwellings and other small commercial, industrial and public buildings in an architecturally acceptable manner, with low visual impact.


16. DLC+VIT4IP - Distribution Line Carrier: Verification, Integration and Test of PLC Technologies and IP Communication for Utilities

Project web site: DLC+VIT4IP
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €3,499,997.00
Duration: 01/2010 - 12/2012 (36 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks, ICT technologies
Abstract: Powerline communications has a large potential to enable new, intelligent applications to and from the last branch of the distribution grid. However, current powerline communication technologies cannot offer the reliability, quality and interoperability that is required for such applications. DLC+VIT4IP will develop, verify and test a high-speed narrow-band powerline communications infrastructure using the Internet Protocol (IP) to respond current and future needs.


17. E2PHEST2US - Enhanced Energy Production of Heat and Electricity by a combined Solar Thermionic-Thermoelectric Unit System.

Participants: see E2PHEST2US details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €1,977,724.00
Duration: 01/2010 - 12/2012 (36 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, concentrated solar power (CSP)
Abstract: This project aims to design and realize innovative and scalable components for solar concentrating systems that generate both electricity and heat and work efficiently at high temperatures (800-1000°C). The proposed concept includes the design, realization and testing of several new component technologies. A small-scale prototype solar system will be realized to test and evaluate the real impact of the new components.


18. ECCOFLOW - Development and field test of an efficient YBCO Coated Conductor based Fault Current Limiter for Operation in Electricity Networks

Project web site: ECCOFLOW
Participants: see ECCOFLOW details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €2,699,345.00
Duration: 01/2010 - 12/2013 (48 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks
Abstract: The project aims at developing a unique device for electricity networks: A superconducting fault current limiter (SFCL) based on a coated conductor. The SFCL provides a solution to deal with the increasing incidence and level of fault currents and will contribute to improving the performance, stability and efficiency of electricity grids.


19. G4V - Grid for Vehicles - Analysis of the impact and possibilities of a mass introduction of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles on the electricity networks in Europe

Project web site: G4V
Participants: see G4V details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €2,543,363.00
Duration: 01/2010 - 06/2011 (18 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks, transport, electric vehicles
Abstract: The project of he G4V consortium will generate fast and openly available results : an analytical framework to evaluate the impact of a large scale introduction on the grid infrastructure and a visionary “road map” for the year 2020 and beyond.


20. GEISER - Geothermal Engineering Integrating Mitigation of Induced Seismicity in Reservoirs

Participants: see GEISER details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €5,308,869.00
Duration: 01/2010 - 06/2013 (42 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, geothermal energy, induced seismicity
Abstract: Aims: Improve the concept of Enhanced Geothermal Systems by investigating the role of induced seismicity. The mitigation of induced seismicity to an acceptable level is the major intent of this project. A high quality database of case studies will be assembled.

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1. C-ENERGY + - Connecting Energy NCPs Plus A Pro-Active Network of National Contact Points in the Seventh Framework Programme under the Energy Theme

Project web site: C-ENERGY +
Participants: see C-ENERGY + details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CSA
EC contribution: €999,996.00
Duration: 05/2010 - 04/2013 (36 months)
Keywords: FP7 support, National Contact Points, coordination
Abstract: C-ENERGY+ has the overall objective to reinforce the National Contact Points - NCPs network, broadening NCPs expertises and improving the quality of their services. C-ENERGY+ will involve 21 Energy NCPs as partner from 21 countries plus 29 Energy NCPs as associated partners from 23 countries.


2. BIOWALK4BIOFUELS - Biowaste and Algae Knowledge for the Production of 2nd Generation Biofuels

Project web site: BIOWALK4BIOFUELS
Participants: see BIOWALK4BIOFUELS details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €2,902,000.20
Duration: 04/2010 - 03/2014 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, bioefuels, biowaste
Abstract: Aims : develop an alternative, innovative system for the treatment of biowaste and use of Green Hous Gas (GHG) emissions to produce biofuels, using macroalgae as a catalyser. Objectives : production of a cost-efficient biogas without using cereal crops; optimise production of biogas per amount of biowaste and CO2 used; increase and facilitate the types of biowaste used for biogas production.


3. HESCAP - New generation, High Energy and power density SuperCAPacitor based energy storage system

Project web site: HESCAP
Participants: see HESCAP details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €2,298,764.00
Duration: 04/2010 - 09/2013 (42 months)
Keywords: energy storage, supercapacitors
Abstract: Energy storage is recognised as a key element for energy networks in the near future. The main objective of this project is to develop a new generation high energy supercapacitor based system (HESCAP system), capable of storing ten times more energy than the reported State of the Art SC technology, but keeping the high power density, long life cycle and total capital cost of currently available supercapacitors.


4. BIOCORE - Biocommodity refinery

Project web site: BIOCORE
Participants: see BIOCORE details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €13,920,237.00
Duration: 03/2010 - 02/2014 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biorefinery, demonstration
Abstract: BIOCORE will create and demonstrate a lignocellulosic biorefinery for sustainable processing of agricultural residues (wheat and rice straws), SRC wood (poplar) and hardwood forestry residues, into 2G biofuels, bulk chemicals, polymers, speciality molecules, heat and power.


5. EUROBIOREF - EUROpean multilevel integrated BIOREFinery design for sustainable biomass processing

Project web site: EUROBIOREF
Participants: see EUROBIOREF details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €23,073,794.00
Duration: 03/2010 - 02/2014 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biorefinery, demonstration
Abstract: The EuroBioRef concept is an integrated, sustainable and diversified bio-refinery involving all biomass value chain stakeholders. The project attempts to overcome the efforts fragmentation of the entire biomass value chain requiring greater networking, coordination and cooperation among different actors from biochemical and chemical industry, SMEs, scientific knowledge chain, and European organisations.


6. ORECCA - Off-shore Renewable Energy Conversion platforms – Coordination Action

Project web site: ORECCA
Participants: see ORECCA details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CSA
EC contribution: €1,599,032.56
Duration: 03/2010 - 08/2011 (18 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, ocean energy, wind energy, marine renewable energy (MRE)
Abstract: The objectives of the projects are to create a framework for knowledge sharing and to develop a research roadmap for activities in the context of offshore renewable energy (RE). In particular, the project will stimulate collaboration in research activities leading towards innovative, cost efficient and environmentally benign offshore RE conversion platforms for wind, wave and other ocean energy resources, for their combined use as well as for the complementary uses.


7. VALORGAS - Valorisation of food waste to biogas

Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €3,485,462.00
Duration: 03/2010 - 08/2013 (42 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, food waste, biofuels
Abstract: Because of the high water content of food waste, energy can only effectively be gained through biochemical conversion. The research explores the ways in which this energy potential can be realised through effective collection, pre-processing and optimisation of the fuel conversion technology, and considers how integration of these aspects with improving conversion efficiencies can maximise the net energy gains.


8. HIPERDNO - High Performance Computing Technologies for Smart Distribution Network Operation

Project web site: HIPERDNO
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €4,380,060.00
Duration: 02/2010 - 01/2013 (36 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks, ICT technologies
Abstract: This project aims at developing a new generation of distribution network management systems that exploit novel near to real-time high performance computing (HPC) solutions with inherent security and intelligent communications for smart distribution network operation and management.


9. INTEGRIS - INTelligent Electrical Grid Sensor communications

Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €3,398,601.00
Duration: 02/2010 - 07/2012 (30 months)
Keywords: smart energy networks, ICT technologies
Abstract: The INTEGRIS aims at the development of a novel and flexible ICT infrastructure based on a hybrid 'Power Line Communication-wireless integrated communications system' able to completely and efficiently fulfill the communications requirements for the Smart Electricity Networks of the future.


10. SUPRA-BIO - Sustainable products from economic processing of biomass in highly integrated biorefineries

Project web site: SUPRA-BIO
Participants: see SUPRA-BIO details on the CORDIS web site
Funding scheme: CP
EC contribution: €12,597,217.00
Duration: 02/2010 - 01/2014 (48 months)
Keywords: renewable energy, bioenergy, biorefinery, demonstration
Abstract: Economic and sustainable production of fuels, chemicals and materials from biomass requires capturing the maximum energy and monetary value from sustainable feedstock. SUPRA-BIO achieves this by focussing on innovative research and development of critical unit operations, by using process intensification to match economic production to the scale of available feedstock and by process integration that provides energy from process waste, optimises utilities to minimise environmental impact and maximises value from the product mix.